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The Stream, May 30: Groundwater Depletion Threatens U.S. Food Security

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Agriculture Groundwater depletion in major food-producing areas…
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The Stream, May 18: Climate Change Will Affect U.S. Water Availability

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Water levels on the flooding Rio Negro in Brazil have reached…
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The Stream, May 17: Finland's Mining Boom

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More frequent and more severe floods, or what some farmers call…
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Forecasting Western U.S. Water Supply in 2012: La Niña Again Delivers a Wet North and a Dry South

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As water availability data starts coming in, this year's water allocations and the potential consequences for irrigation, hydropower, wildfires, and flooding are being assessed — La Niña weather patterns have returned this year, but water supply conditions generally are not as extreme as they were 2011.
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The Stream, May 1: Water Problems Could Hinder India's Economic Growth

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India's flawed water management could hinder its economic growth…
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The Stream, April 23: Water Rates in the United States

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Water rates will be slowly but steadily rising in the United…
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The Stream, April 3: Mega Water Projects in Asia

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India's proposed mega project to link more than 30 rivers and…
Chicago Spearheads $7 Billion Plan to Fix Its Crumbling Infrastructure

Chicago's $7 Billion Plan to Fix Crumbling Infrastructure

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From expanding its largest airport to replacing century-old water…
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The Stream, March 30: Great Lakes Water Levels

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A new report by a U.S.-Canadian advisory panel recommends against…
The winning design by Richard Vijgen in the World Water Day competition by HeadsUP and Visualizing.org will be on display in New York City's Times Square for one month. Titled “Seasonal and Longterm Changes in Groundwater Levels,” Vijgen's design uses NASA's gravitational data.

Satellite Perspectives: NASA's GRACE Program Sees Groundwater From Space

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A first-of-its-kind space mission shows dips in groundwater supplies…
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The Stream, March 20: Connecting the Dots Between Water Stress and Food Prices

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Hydropower and Water Security Two of the world's biggest energy…
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Map: Major Hydropower in China

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China is pushing its renewable energy agenda by investing in hydropower. By 2015, the Chinese government expects that its installed capacity from hydropower will amount to 300,000 megawatts, thus reducing the nation's reliance on fossil fuels.